Rice – Paella – Excellent

Paella is a traditional dish from Spain, well known for having rich flavors and variations. They can be different based on the region of Spain you are in or where the recipe came from. Most typically are seasoned with saffron. These days, saffron is sold in little capsules of a few threads each. This recipe … Continue reading

Brown Rice Burgers

Not sure what to have for dinner and looking for something different? This might be the way to go. With the exception of the eggs, they are a vegetarian item. There may be a substitution you can use for the binding agent to make this a fully vegetarian item – I’m not familiar though. They … Continue reading

Green Rice (Mexican)

There is a local restaurant that serves green rice, but I don’t think it’s this type. This particular recipe may benefit from the addition of cilantro – it’s your preference. I’d probably top it with cilantro at least. You may also want to replace the Jack cheese with asadero or queso fresco, which are equally … Continue reading

Pilaf with Almonds

Pilaf is typically a rice dish – sometimes made with wheat in place of rice – typified by cooking the rice with herbs in broth. Sometimes it has meat in it, sometimes it’s just the side dish. It is known for having grains that don’t really stick together and are light and fluffy. In America, … Continue reading

Chinese Rice

To me this looks like basic fried rice, but it was considered “Chinese” rice by the original owner of this card. I can think of many ways I would change this, including adding sesame oil, chopped carrot and sesame seeds. There’s no oven temp here, so I’d guess at 325 and check it after 10 … Continue reading